Update 2019-04-10: On Wednesday (10 April) there are renewed protests against the transitional government. Meeting points included May 1 Square and the Grand Post Office.
Update 2019-04-09: According to the latest reports, Algerian security forces have used tear gas to disperse the demonstrations.
2019-04-09: Following the appointment of Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president, thousands of people protested in downtown Algiers on Tuesday (09 April).
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations as a precaution and follow instructions by authorities.